Winter Sports Try Out Information

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 8:29am

2018 Winter Sports Information

The winter sports season begins on November 15th.
All 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th graders planning on trying out for a Winter Sport must have a 2.0 GPA with no more than one failing grade for the 1st marking period of the 2018-19 school year.

All 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th graders will need the following:

Current physical: Howard County policy requires every athlete to have a physical exam dated after April 1, 2018 in order to try out for any high school sport for the school year 2018-2019.

River Hill High School Boosters are offering Sports Physicals.   For information and registration, see:

Athletic Participation form.
Proof of residency. This may be a BGE bill, water bill, etc.
Sudden Cardiac Arrest form.
Concussion Information Sheet
Concussion Release Form

**A Birth Certificate is no longer needed to be turned in for Athletic Participation**

You can download all forms on the RHHS website:


All student athletes must be insured.

All outstanding student obligations must be rectified prior to November 15th tryouts for all perspective student-athletes.

Winter Sports Information Night will be on Monday, November 12th @ 7:00 pm in the Auditorium.  Prospective student athletes can ensure that their participation forms are completed correctly and will have an opportunity to chat with individual coaches about tryouts and the season. One parent or guardian of each winter student-athlete is expected to attend.  Try-outs will begin on November 15th.  Times and locations for each sport are listed below

The following is a list of all winter head coaches and their email addresses. Please refer all questions to the coaches, and do not mail information to the school. It may get misplaced.

Sport Coach Email Start Time Location
Allied Soccer Kelley Pfefferkorn Practice will begin in late November/early December TBA
Cheerleading Amanda Rine November 15th Cafeteria
Boys Basketball Matt Graves November 15th Aux Gym
Girls Basketball Teresa Waters November 15th Main Gym
Indoor Track Donnie Richmond November 15th Track
Wrestling Kevin Cannon November 15th Wrestling Room